Setting all speculations to rest,Congress leaders held a brain-storming session today to chalk out a strategy for the February 5 rally of the party which would be addressed by Amarinder Singh.
A meeting was chaired by the senior Congress leader and former minister Lal Singh and was attended by AICC spokesman Manish Tewari,legislators Jassi Khangura,Gurdeep Singh Bhaini,Harmohinder Singh Pradhan,former legislators Surnider Dawar,Malkiat Singh Birmi,Malkiat Singh Dakha,rural and urban district presidents Jagmohan Sharma and Bhulinder Singh,Housefed chairman KK Bawa and other leaders of the party.
Addressing the meeting,Lal Singh lambasted the Akali-BJP government in the state for having failed the expectations of the masses. He said the government was neck-deep into corruption as Badal have polity their family business. He said the common man was not being heard and he had nowhere to go.
While appealing the workers of the party to join hands and work harder,he said,the forthcoming parliamentary elections would be a referendum against the ruling alliance.
Speaking on the occasion,Manish Tewari expressed his gratitude to all the workers and leaders and said,Febraury 5 rally will set the tone for campaigning for the forthcoming parliamentary elections. The participation of the entire leadership of the party from the district in todays meeting was a clear and unambiguous rebuff for all those who tried to project that there was no unity in the party. He asserted that the Congress was absolutely united in Ludhiana as had been established during todays meeting. He said,There is total unanimity among the Congressmen and leaders that come what may Congress has to and it will sweep the parliamentary elections in Punjab with the largest lead from Ludhiana.